Salt Lake City

Cheap Car Rentals in Salt Lake City from $20

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Salt Lake City car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Salt Lake City. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 21, 2024.

Most popular company

NUCAR

Price of gas per gallon

$3.48

Average price per day

$53

Cheapest price per day

$20

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Salt Lake City?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Salt Lake City and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on February 21, 2024.

January

$50

February

$62

March

$61

April

$45

May

$44

June

$61

July

$70

August

$63

September

$59

October

$56

November

$43

December

$54

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Salt Lake City is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Salt Lake City

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Salt Lake City to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 21, 2024.

Small cars

$45 - $68

All Car Types

$69 - $361

To rent a small car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $54/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$68/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a small car saves you 52% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $53/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$63/day). In fact, November is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a medium car saves you 52% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$88/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a large car saves you 35% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$75/day). In fact, November is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a SUV saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $92/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$131/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a van saves you 17% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $57/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$77/day). In fact, November is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a pickup truck saves you 50% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $109/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$151/day). In fact, April is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a luxury car saves you 2% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a convertible in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $391/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$101/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$2,413/day). In fact, October is about 75% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a convertible is 72% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Kia Picanto$20/day
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Mini Hatch$21/day
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Mini Hatch

Top rental agencies in Salt Lake City

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Salt Lake City known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Salt Lake City. Reviews were last updated on February 21, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Salt Lake City area such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and Advantage. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.7
Very good
220 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Avis

6.7
Okay
216 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.6

Advantage

6.3
Okay
167 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.2

Hertz

6.0
Okay
241 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Budget

5.6
Fair
349 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6

Alamo

8.9
Very good
87 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Airport Van

6.8
Okay
37 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

7.3

Dollar

5.9
Fair
98 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.1

Best Salt Lake City car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Salt Lake City. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Salt Lake City with an average daily rate of $25. Data was last updated on February 21, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Salt Lake City area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Ford Focus Sedan$20/day
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Ford Focus Sedan
Chevrolet Spark$20/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Nissan Versa$21/day
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Nissan Versa

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Salt Lake City, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 21, 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Salt Lake City?

You have to be at least 21 years old to get car rentals in Salt Lake City. If you are under 25 years old, you can expect a surcharge from car rentals in Salt Lake City. When booking rental cars in Salt Lake City, carry your identification document and valid government-issued driver’s license. If you are a foreigner, ensure that you have your passport and original driver’s license issued by your home country. If the license is not in English, you will require an additional International Driver’s Permit that you will present with your original license.

What are the rules for driving in Salt Lake City?

Drive rental cars in Salt Lake City on the right-hand side of the road. Maintain an average speed limit of 25 mph unless you are on a highway or suburban area, in which case, you can legally hit speeds of up to 75 mph. All the passengers must always have their seatbelt on when the car is moving. If you are traveling with a child, ensure that their seatbelt is on or that they are properly secured in a child or booster seat in the back seat of the cheap car rental in Salt Lake City. It is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of more than 0.08%. Check with the department of motor vehicles for any driving law updates before you pick up car rentals in Salt Lake City.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Salt Lake City?

When renting a car in Salt Lake City, consider the budget, destination, and functionality of the car rental. A compact, cheap car rental in Salt Lake City will help you maneuver through traffic, especially during the morning and evening congestion caused by rush hour. Compact cars like a Nissan Versa or Ford Focus are also affordable for travelers on a strict budget. Take your loved ones for a road trip around the sceneries and attractions in Salt Lake City with a Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan. This passenger van rental can accommodate up to seven passengers and is spacious enough also to store luggage.

What type are the best places to park in Salt Lake City?

Traffic is rarely a problem unless you are caught up in the evening and morning rush hour. Therefore, most parking spots within the city are accessible. They include on-street parking spots, valet, paid parking spots, and garages. Pay stations and parking meters are paid for on weekdays between 8 am and 8 pm. You can access Salt Lake City parking spaces at the pay station for a maximum of two hours. It is illegal to park your Salt Lake City car rentals in front of private or public driveways.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Salt Lake City?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $53/day when booking a rental car in Salt Lake City. The best deal a user found was for $22/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Salt Lake City?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Salt Lake City from the following companies over the past two weeks: NU Car ($19/day), Rugged ($20/day), and Fox ($26/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Salt Lake City?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (10.0 rating), Silvercar (10.0 rating) and National (9.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Salt Lake City.

What are gas prices like in Salt Lake City?

The average gas price in Salt Lake City is $3.48/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $41 and $60 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Salt Lake City for a week from NU Car?

From NU Car you can rent a car in Salt Lake City from about $220 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Salt Lake City for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Salt Lake City it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 32%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Salt Lake City?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Salt Lake City however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Salt Lake City for a month?

You can potentially save up to 62% on a month-long rental by booking with Advantage. Advantage is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Salt Lake City can cost you on average $941 a month or $31 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car rental in Salt Lake City for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Salt Lake City, you can expect the average price to be around $65. Usually a Supplier choice rental in Salt Lake City is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Supplier choice for March, it will cost approximately $69 per day.

What car do most people rent in Salt Lake City?

The most popular car to rent while in Salt Lake City is the Nissan Rogue, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

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